WRYR in Churchton, Md., one of the first low-power FM stations to go on the air, is “definitely starting to catch on,” says founder Mike Shay in the Baltimore Sun.
Frontline‘s cameras will not record jury deliberations in the capital murder trial of 17-year-old Cedric Harrison. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals yesterday issued its opinion in the controversial proposal. (Reports in today’s Houston Chronicle and New York Times.)
Public radio stations will have their first chance in five years to file for translators on non-reserved FM frequencies. The FCC window is March 10-14 (release in PDF, text and Word formats). Communications attorney John Crigler believes this means the … Continue reading
There’s no escape from rant media: a Washington Post feature on “nasty name calling, vindictive invective and unrelenting venting” doesn’t mention cross-channel exchanges between PBS’s Bill Moyers and Bill O’Reilly of Fox News.
Willing to give up your modern, interconnected lifestyle and experience life as it was in the American colonies? Producers of Colonial House, a PBS series that goes into production this June, are accepting online applications.
The reds of Nazi banners and congealed blood, “oranges of flame-throwers and of the explosions caused by kamikaze pilots” bring emotional immediacy to The Perilous Fight, a World War II documentary debuting on PBS stations tonight, writes a New York … Continue reading
Forum, a talk show on San Francisco’s KQED-FM, celebrates its tenth anniversary this week. Host Michael Krasny, who also teaches English lit, says his goal is “to bring discourse up, bottom line.”